City of Penrith

Regional News • Oceania
Western Sydney man arrested after INTERPOL involvement

A 31-year-old Cambridge Park man will face Court today, 7 December 2020, after allegedly posting threatening and intimidating posts on social medial. NSW Police, acting on information received from INTERPOL also charged the man with possession of a replica assault rifles when members of the Nepean Police Area Command raided his address in the small Western Sydney suburb.

Police took possession of two AR-15 gel-blasters with ammunition which will be forensically examined. There is no suggestion they are linked to any other criminal activity at this time.

The man was formally charged with four counts of 'use carriage service to menace, harass or cause offence' and two counts of 'possess unauthorised firearm' at Penrith Police Station and will face Penrith Local Court later today after being granted bail on strict conditions.